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Patient Care Tech, CNA - Surgical Unit

Bethesda, MD 20810

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Patient Care Tech, CNA - Surgical Unit

The Patient Care Technician / CNA will work in the Surgical Unit. We care for patients who have undergone hip and knee replacement, laminectomies, trauma, and various other surgical patients. We have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of approval for its Joint Center.

The Patient Care Technician / CNA performs routine and specialized tasks in providing direct patient care under the functional direction of a registered nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with patient care, such as personal hygiene, special skin care, ambulation, transfer and treatment procedures, including enemas, ostomy care, oral suctioning, catheterization, bed making, and sterile dressings.
  • Observes and monitors vital signs.
  • Observes, monitors, reports and documents patient’s condition, symptoms, and reports to nurse as appropriate.
  • As a team member, contributes to the daily patient care activities.
  • Collects specimens and assists nursing staff with proper requisitioning.
  • Assists in ambulation and range of motion.
  • Performs minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean.
  • Runs errands, procures equipment and sets up equipment.

Licensure/Experience:

  • CPR certification
  • Maryland CNA licensure a must
  • Prior patient care experience preferred

Hours:

  • Full Time, 36hrs per week
  • Nights, 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM
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